Located in northeast Berkeley, the historic Berkeley Rose Garden features 3,000 rose bushes, showcasing 250 varieties of roses, planted in an amphitheater of six stone terraces, often used for weddings and other special events. A massive, 220-foot-long redwood pergola supports the climbing roses. Visitors also are treated to breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. The 3.64-acre garden was one of the first Civil Works Projects built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Local rose societies and community members donated hundreds of hours of volunteer time, and the project was completed and dedicated for public use in 1937. The garden is in its most spectacular state in mid-May each year.|
1200 Euclid Ave.
Across from Codornices Park
Info: City Recreation Office, 510.981.5150